A top-ranking diplomat, Menkerios, who held the position of the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, will take over the running of the UN Mission in Sudan (AMIS). He would be the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Sudan and the head of the AMIS.

His posting comes just months to Sudan’s multi-party presidential elections in April 2010.

listen Q & A “Top UN diplomat,Mr.Haile Menkerios”

New UN Special Envoy to Sudan.